University Honor Students and Graduates

Gadsden State Community CollegePresident’s List: Oneonta – Teresa Green, Lyle Oden,Jonah WilliamsDean’s List: Oneonta – Brandi Alldredge Samford UniversityDean’s List: Hayden – Steffany P. D’angelo, KaylaMcAvoy, Krista A. Stricklin; Oneonta – Walker G.Edmondson Troy UniversityProvost’s List: Blountsville – Brianna Killough Auburn UniversityAuburn University Harrison School of Pharmacyawarded Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) degrees toAlex Collin Burgett of Locust Fork and […]

Why the upsurge in out-of-state-money?

When the curtain closes on this 2014 election cycle, the most significant thing we may learn is not who will occupy the governor’s office or control the Legislature, but who is trying to control education. A hint: it’s not the local folks who send their children off on a big, yellow school bus each morning. Rather it’s millionaires who don’t […]

Southeastern students visit D.C.

Raising money for cemetery marker

THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW… Primary runoff next Tuesday, July 15

Runoff elections resulting from the June 3 Republican primary are scheduled next Tuesday, July 15. Three runoff elections will be of particular interest to Blount Countians: District 3 Blount County Commission; state Senate District 17; and U.S. House District 6. Below are the candidates, their vote totals, and their percentages of the vote from the June 3 primary. Blount County […]

‘Alabama’s Paleobiodiversity ’ presentation set for Tuesday

Oneonta High School science teacher Ashley Allen will discuss the state’s paleobiodiversity during a two-hour presentation on Tuesday. Scheduled for 1 p.m. until 3 p.m., at the Blount County Memorial Museum, the presentation will focus on fossils and specimens in Alabama. The event will be a show-and-tell and will offer an interactive nature while also utilizing a slideshow. ‘In the […]


NARFE CHAPTER 942 will meetThursday, July 17, at 10 a.m. at TheCatfish Cabin in Albertville. Guestspeaker will be George Jones, amotivational speaker, of Albertville.Phone 256-891-1113 for moreinformation. STRAIGHT MOUNTAIN SENIORCITIZENS meet on the second andfourth Tuesdays of the month at 10a.m. at Mountain Pointe Ministries.A meal is provided. ONEONTA CITY BOARD OFEDUCATION will have its regularboard meeting Monday, July 28, […]

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